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Best trails in Grayson Highlands State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Grayson Highlands State Park, Virginia? AllTrails has 19 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 10 moderate trails in Grayson Highlands State Park ranging from 2 to 29.9 miles and from 4,327 to 5,728 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Grayson Highlands State Park has beautiful alpine views throughout and offers great opportunities for hiking and horseback riding. The park offers access to both the Appalachian Trail and the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail.

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Map of trails in Grayson Highlands State Park
Park information
Acreage:
4,822 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
(276) 579-7092
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Top trails (19)
#1 - Wilburn Ridge via Appalachian Trail
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
#2 - Mount Rogers via Appalachian Trail
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 5 h 9 m
Note: $7 entrance fee ($10 on weekends Apr-Oct). State Park is open Year round. Also, off line map is recommended to get oriented as several users have reported that this trail is not well marked and confusing to get around. Take the Appalachian trail to Wilburn Ridge, Pine Mountain and Mount Roger, the highest point in Virginia. Plenty of camp spots and a shelter are located along the AT making this a great place for an overnight.Show more
#3 - Mount Rogers Loop Trail
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 19 mi • Est. 9 h 55 m
North from Grayson Highlands State Park Overnight Backpacker Parking to AT SOBO. Camped near Thomas Knob shelter first night. Continued SOBO on AT and turned right on Mount Rogers Trail. Turner on Lewis Fork Trail to Cliffside Trail nack to Lewis FOrk Trail to Old Orchard. Got back on AT SOBO through Scales and camped near Wise shelter night 2. Easy 2.6 mile climb out on day 3 back to Massy Gap parkingShow more
#4 - Cabin Creek Trail
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
#5 - Massie Gap and Wilburn Ridge Loop
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Easy loop with views of the mountains, rock outcroppings, and wild Grayson Highlands ponies. Passenger Vehicle Entrance/Parking fees for 2020 (larger vehicles more expensive): $7 Mon-Fri $10 Weekends and Holidays (April-October)Show more
#6 - Twin Pinnacles Trail
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 41 m
#7 - Appalachian Trail to Scales Trail Loop
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 5 h 16 m
#8 - Appalachian Trail and Wilson Creek Trail Loop
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 4 h 28 m
#9 - Listening Rock Trail
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 48 m
Listening Rock Trail at Grayson Highlands State ParkShow more
#10 - Appalachian Trail: Massie Gap to Damascus
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Length: 29.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
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